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Celtis

Celtis spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Celtis Overview

    Genus with around 72 hardy, deciduous trees with the colloquial names nettle trees or hackberries. They are classically grown for their small fruits and foliage. Warm climates with hot summers yield the largest specimens, with species in this genus tending to form small trees with multiple stems when grown in more temperate climates.

    How to propagate Celtis

    Seed

    Propagation is by seeds in the autumn.

    Other uses of Celtis

    Grown for their foliage and small fruits.